The first batch of early iPhone X reviews emerged on October 31, and perhaps unsurprisingly, some suggest the device's relatively compact size is among its top features. In a review titled "I Tried The iPhone X — And The Killer Feature Is Its Size," BuzzFeed's Nicole Nguyen claims the phone is much easier to use for folks with small hands:
"Unlike the wider, heavier Plus, I can twirl the X around in one hand, and stick it in tiny jean pockets with ease. When one of my hands is preoccupied with an overhead subway strap or carrying bags of groceries, I can confidently use the X in the other, without feeling like I’m precariously holding a fragile, giant gadget."
Steve Kovach of Business Insider offered a similar sentiment in his review:
"The best part is the screen. At 5.8 inches, it’s slightly larger than the iPhone 8 Plus screen, but on a body that’s only a little larger than the iPhone 8. For everyone avoiding the plus-sized iPhones because of their surfboard-like construction, the X will strike the perfect balance."